High Plains/Ogallala Aquifer Information

The High Plains Aquifer Information Network

Links for Kansas

Environment > Climate and Weather

Great Plains Regional Center for Global Environmental Change
devoted to interdisciplinary research that develops quantitative information on the role of key ecosystems as sources and sinks of carbon dioxide
Green Report
a weekly look at the State's croplands, rangelands, and forestlands from space
High Plains Regional Climate Center
climate data and maps for High Plains area
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
promoting the understanding of global environmental change
Kansas State University Weather Data Library
data library for climate, evapotranspiration, precipitation
Kansas Weather (National Weather Service)
forecasts, watches, warnings, and the most recently observed weather conditions for locations throughout Kansas are available here
access to distributed National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) data and information
National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)
weather data archive
National Drought Mitigation Center
helps people and institutions implement measures to reduce societal vulnerability to drought
National Severe Storms Laboratory
dedicated to improving severe weather warnings and forecasts in order to save lives and reduce property damage
National Weather Service Cumulative Precipitation Page
images of precipitation distribution across the nation and individual states for different periods (for example, past day, past week, past month, past year, etc.)
National Weather Service Forecast Selection Page
forecasts by county
US Drought Monitor
national drought monitoring site
US National Assessment of Climate Change
a detailed overview of the consequences of climate change and mechanisms for adaptation